What She Left Behind

As a Pakistani Canadian, I read with great interest your coverage of Benazir Bhutto and Pakistan [Jan. 14]. While I offer sincere condolences on her untimely and fiery death, I must agree with William Dalrymple that her legacy is "mediocre." Far from being a martyr for freedom and democracy, she chose to live a life of luxury in self-imposed exile — in distant Dubai. Although she was Prime Minister of Pakistan twice, she did little to improve the conditions of the masses, particularly women and the poor.
Jalaluddin S. Hussain, BROSSARD, CANADA

Bhutto's return to Pakistan was...

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